Selma James

Women, the unions and work, or… what is not to be done - Selma James

Excellent critique of the structural position of unions, work, and unwaged labour from a feminist perspective. By Selma James (1972).

The power of women and the subversion of the community - Mariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma James

Tailors strike in Italy's Hot Autumn

An influential pamphlet by Mariarosa Dalla Costa and Selma James in 1972 that used a feminist reading of Marx to challenge Left orthodoxy on the role of women, their labour and their struggles.

On the Woman Question: An Orientation

Selma James delivered this report on behalf of the Johnson-Forest Tendency. Selma James was an important figure in the Johnson-Forest Tendency, a co-author of the pamphlet, A Woman’s Place, during the Correspondence period.

Sex, race and class - Selma James

How capitalism and the Left have mystified the real relationships between these categories.